Local roundup: Adams scores game-winner for Saints


AUBURN — Matt Adams found the net with four minutes left in the third quarter to lift St. Dom’s to a 7-6 victory over Gardiner in boys’ lacrosse action Tuesday.

Adams led the Saints (4-0) with three goals and one assist. Troy Haefele also contributed with two goals and two assists, while single tallies by Spencer Martin and Grant Carrier completed the scoring. St. Dom’s jumped out to a 3-1 advantage in the first frame and held off a late challenge.

The Bulldogs (3-2) received three goals from Kale Smith, while his brother Keegan, Dalton Eldridge and Justin Lovely also tallied. Cody Rodrigue turned aside 14 shots for St. Dom’s to preserve the win.

Portland 9, Lewiston 8, OT

PORTLAND — Seamus Kilbride’s goal 57 seconds into overtime allowed Portland to survive a furious Lewiston comeback in the Bulldogs’ 9-8 victory Tuesday evening over the Blue Devils.

Lewiston (3-1) trailed 5-2 at halftime and 7-4 after three periods, but stormed back to tie the game. Sam Cloutier scored the tying goal with five seconds remaining in regulation after circling behind the net and beating the goalie with a wraparound shot.

Curtis Robinson led Lewiston with three goals, while Cloutier and Elliot Chicoine had two goals apiece. Brandon Tiner also scored for Lewiston.

Kilbride and Caleb Kenney led Portland (4-0) with three goals.

Lewiston goalie Jesse Leeman stopped 12 shots.


Lisbon 4, Livermore Falls 3

LISBON — Nick Dingley singled home two runs in the fifth inning , including the eventual game-winner, to lift Lisbon to a 4-3 triumph over Livermore Falls in an MVC baseball game Tuesday.

Dingley’s game-winner backed up Ryan Riordan’s four-hit gem. Riordan (1-2) finished with six strikeouts and one walk.

The Greyhounds (1-3) snapped a 1-1 deadlock in the fifth with three runs. Riordan helped himself with two hits, including a double, while Kyle Frazier had a pair if singles.

Hunter Brett had four strikeouts ion the loss for Livermore Falls (1-5).

Falmouth 9, Gray-NG 2

GRAY — Dillon Dresser scattered five hits and gave up just two runs as Falmouth hustled to a 9-2 victory over Gray-New Gloucester in a WMC baseball tilt.

Ryan MacDonald led Falmouth with four hits, two RBIs and two runs scored. Matt MacDowell also contributed with two hits and two RBIs. Dresser was in command the entire game, striking out six batters and walking none.

The Patriots (2-3) were led by Ryan Cavallaro with an RBI ground out in the fourth frame. Tim Lerette and Heath Martel had reach based earlier with singles.

Gould 18, Waynflete 2

PORTLAND — Alec Manning scatered four hits and drew ample run supprt as Gould Academy rolled to an 18-2 romp over Waynflete in baseball action Tuesday.

Manning and Jeb Clarke led Gould (3-0) with two hits and three RBIs each. Peter Cole also contributed with two hits and two RBIs.

Waynflete (2-2) was paced by Jesse Laparde with an RBI triple in the third frame.

Erskine 5, Oxford Hills 3

PARIS — Ryan Pulver smashed a two-run home run in the seventh inning to lift Erskine to a 5-3 victory over Oxford Hills in an MVC baseball matchup Tuesday.

Pulver led Erskine (5-2) with three hits and two RBIs on the day. Reliever Bill Grady picked up the victory after four innings of work.

Bangor 5, Mt. Blue 1

FARMINGTON — Jesse Wood scattered three hits and drew plenty of run support as Bangor hustled to a 5-1 win over Mt. Blue in local baseball action Tuesday.

Jack Stacey led undefeated Bangor (6-0) with two hits and two RBIs. Bangor built a 4-0 advantage in the first three frames and remained safely in front the rest of the way.

The Cougars (3-3) received an RBI double from Jimmy Neal in the sixth inning, while Nick Hilton also belted a double.


Lisbon 14, Livermore Falls 6

LISBON — Brooke Lawrence went 4-for-5 with a double and two triples to propel Lisbon to a 14-6 victory over Livermore Falls in MVC softball action Tuesday.

Shauna Riordan also contributed for the Greyhounds with three hits, while Bailey Madore and Nichole Conrad each added two hits in a well-balcned attack.

The Andies were paced by Brianna Missler with a pair of hits, while Ashlie Robbins went 1-for-3 on the day. Crystal Ingerson went the distance for Lisbon to record her first win of 2011.

Oxford Hills 1, Erskine 0

PARIS — Dayna Schultz belted an RBI double in the fifth inning, sending Toni Cray across the plate to lift Oxford Hills to a 1-0 win over Erskine in a KVAC softball matchup Tuesday.

Schultz paced the Vikings (5-2) with three hits, while Mariah Martin added two hits.

Crystal West earned her first varsity mound win in five innings of work.

Jay 14, Mountain Valley 3

RUMFORD — Jay used a 14-hit attack and pitcher Paula Despres struck out six batters as the undefeated Tigers (4-0) toppled winless Mountain Valley with a 14-3 win in a softball game Tuesday.

The game was tied at when Jay scored three runs in the fifth inning and added another seven in the seventh thanks to a three-run triple by catcher Ashlee Quirrion.

Despres doubled and Alanah White puched in an RBI single for Jay. For the Falcons (0-3), losing pitcher Lindsey Gallant single and double and teammate Bree Roberts did the same.

The Falcons had six hits on the day but commited five errors.

Girls’ lacrosse

Brunswick 18, Lewiston 7

LEWISTON — Carrine O’Connor and Dakota Foster each netted five goals to lead Brunswick to an 18-7 victory over Lewiston in KVAC girls’ lacrosse.

Annie Kelley and Emma Marx chipped in with two goals apiece for the Dragons (3-2), while single tallies by Susannah Smith, Lydia Caputi, Tika Romano and Liz Faulkner completed the scoring.

The Blue Devils (1-3) received three goals from Kierston McCombs, while Emily Paione added a pair of goals. Kenzi Sullivan and Kayla Hamel also scored to round out the final tally.

Molly Herman made six saves for the Dragons, while Kierstin Burgess turned aside 11 shots in the cage for Lewiston.

Cony 16, Oxford Hills 8

PARIS — Chelsea Begin scored seven goals Tuesday to propel Cony to a 16-8 romp over Oxford Hills in a KVAC girls’ lacrosse matchup.

Haley Lachance chipped in for the Rams (4-1) with six goals, while Mia Diplock tallied two and Bri Yates added one. Katrina Duncan made four saves to notch the win.

The Vikings (3-2) were paced by Hannah Warren with a stellar five-goal performance, while the potent sister act of Marisa (two) and Amanda (one) Hanning also tallied. Audrey Komulaine turned aside 14 shots for Oxford Hills.